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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and u.s. technology giants have been fighting each other in the courts over technology for smartphones and other mobile devices. the people at samsung say they added iphone 5, apple's iphone 5 to a patent infringement lawsuit. samsung alleges the latest smartphone violates eight of its patents. the claim targets technologies for displays data and storing photos. lawyers for samsung say they will exclude patents on the high speed wireless communications protocol known as lte. samsung has an edge in this technology. samsung received a green light from a u.s. district court in california in another case. the company can resume sales of its tablet device the galaxy 10.1 in the u.s. market. the court decided in june to temporarily ban sales. it lifted the injunction after a separate lawsuit in august found this particular tablet did not infringe on apple patents. >>> in other news ahmadinejad blamed the enemies of iran for the fall of its currency. u.s. and european leaders imposed sanctions in july to encourage them to abandon the nuclear missions. >> translator: sanctions are used as a ps
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
for parthenogenesis, human biology, has it ever occurred? >> before technology, i'm sure technologically we can do all sorts of things. >> before technology. >> before technology do virgins -- how would i know? have i don't know, it seems to me if you're trying to establish the legitimacy of mary being a virgin one thing you would want to inquire is if it's ever happened independently of mythology and technology. >> well, i would wonder how i'd have access to that information. there is -- >> well, you're among all those boston scholars. what do you do in recreation, don't you ask questions like -- >> no, that tends not to be one of the things we talk about. with my grandmother, yes. with scholars, no. >> so you come down on the side that it was a true virgin birth, correct? >> i think it's very clear that the gospel writers thought so. appear we have no information with which to dispute them. i'm willing to go with it. >> may i say one more thing on this point? one of the things that the gospel writers do and matthew and luke in particular of the four that we have, is that they turn to using the bible
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30pm PDT
to technology that could be in our future. an updaton europe and its ongoing financial crisis. e.u. officials say the region's economy shrunk more than expected in the second quarter. year-to-year the eurozone economy contracted by nearly 1%, that's almost twice as much as what was calculated last month. but the e.u.'s statistics agency says the revision could be due to the region's economy being stronger than thought a year ago. the revision isn't expected to change policymakers' decisions regarding stimulus and bailout efforts. >> susie: even as more americans find work, there are still 12 million people searching for jobs and many workers are discovering they need new skills to land one. you only have to go as far as your local goodwill for some job training services. just last year, more than 3.5 miion people reached out to goodwill industries international for help with job training and placement. sylvia hall continues our look at job retraining. when you think of goodwill, you may think of a store like this. what you may not know is that the money made here goes back to other programs,
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
>>> making mice. japanese researchers push the boundaries of reproductive technology to produce like in vitro. scientists are experimenting with life. researchers in japan have made a breakthrough in the field. they use multipurpose stem cell and then use mice. researchers take the cells of female mice to generate induce potent stem cells or ips cells. they apply protein to develop germ cells. the researchers transplanted the cells into ovaries. they generated in producing reproductive cells or ova. they place the fertilized egg in female mice. then the miece did what the tea hope for. they gave birth to normal offspring. >> research on chromosones will help achievement. >> this group generated last year in generating male sperm. he says they need to consider the ethics of creating life. >>> pan's marite se-defense force has spotted a chinese naval fleet traveling in international waters. it's the first chinese fleet seen in the area since japan nationalized three of the islands last month. the japan's defense ministry announced that seven vessels navigated on thursday evening.
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Sep 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
as the technology of the future worldwide, not least after the disaster in fukushima last year. even japan has announced it will phase it out, tremendous success for those who have been fighting against a source of energy they say is simply too risky. but some are still in favor of nuclear power, despite the risks. among them as belarus, one of the worst affected in the aftermath of chernobyl in 1986. yet, alexander lukashenko, known as europe's last dictator, is having a brand-new reactor built in his country. >> the northwest corner of belarus near the lithuanian corner, one of the lucky areas of the country that was not contaminated by the chernobyl nuclear disaster. a peculiar choice of location for the poverty-stricken nation to build its first nuclear power plant. the first buildings sport a quote by victor lukashenko. the technology is russian. moscow's lending belarus nearly 10 billion euros to build this, the first of its kind. according to the government, the majority of belarussians support the project. we've been told to follow this white car to a place where we can talk. tatiana,
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
on an accurate and reliable system of vote counting. despite continued advances in voting technology, zero there are security issues still persist, barbara simons is an expert on electronic voting and on the advisor of the election commission and her book is called broken ballots will your votes counties, welcome. >> thank you very much, it is a pleasure. >> you have been involved in computer science most of your adult left. >> i have a ph.d. >> rose: yes. that qualifies you. how did you get invved in this, though, the technology of voting? >> well, in 2003, a colleague of mine, david dill, a professor at stanford discovered that silicon centrally, santa clara county was about to buy voting machines to be used there and several of us were just astounded because as computer scientists we know that the computers and the voting machines can have software bugs or even hidden malicious code so we got involved. >> rose: as all computers. >> like all computers, exactly and so we got involved, with trying to stop this purchase, in silicon valley and right in the heart of silicon valley and we didn
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Oct 1, 2012 4:30pm PDT
: and how technology is making it possible for doctors to go paperless. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: the first day of the new quarter, kicks off with a blue chip rally. investors were encouraged by a report showing that american factories were busy in september. a popular index of national factory activity rose to 51.5 last month, from 49.6 in august. it was the fastest pace of production since may. but that upbeat news was overshadowed by comments from federal reserve chief ben bernanke, saying the economy is not growing fast enough to bring down the unemployment rate. we'll have more on that in a moment. those two events led to volatile trading here on wall street. the dow rose about 78 points, but was up as much as 155 points earlier. the nasdaq drifted in and out of positive and negative territory, finally losing more than 2.5 points, and the s&p rose almost four points. and, as suzanne pratt reports there are conflicting views on the state of american manufacturing. >> reporter: from cardboard boxmakers, to icemakers, to uniform manufacturers, factories across t
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Sep 30, 2012 12:30pm PDT
to avoid a war. but he would have been aggressive, used the cia and technology to stop iran from getting a bomb. and, this is important, he would have drawn the line somewhere and have been serious about it. heas aall-or-notng guy could no half-mohrs. if you are going to fight a war, all the way. >> which, ironically, is what the israelis are asking obama to draw the line -- you had the biggest power in the world -- that is the only thing, netanyahu said at the u.s. this week, that could possibly change the course. but i just want to respond to my liberal palace over here. i cannot believe you guys are covering for the administration on the susan rice thing when they themsels said fiv days later it was obviously a terror attack, everybody could see it. why with the administration pretend it was the demonstration? >> it would not be a good plan -- >> it is a good plan because the longer you draw it out, the less the media and the country will care about it. he sees the issue right away. it worked? to talk about -- >> we're talking about it. >> the pbs section of the show -- >> now you are
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
missile technologies rohr aspiring to get missle technologies, some of them with a range to hit population centers in europe. so we want to protect our population against that real threat. >> rose: an attackn any nato country an attack on all nato countries? >> exactly. that is stated that we consider an attack on one ally an attack on all. and on september 12, 2001, we invoked that famous article for the first time in the history of our alliance. we considered the terrorist attacks on the united states an attack on the whole alliance and actually that's the reason why we are in afghanistan today. >> rose: where do we stand now? u.s. withdrawal is scheduled to end by 2014. what's the schedule for nato countries if it differs? >> it's the same. we have outlined a clear road map for a gradual handover of responsibility to the afghan security forces. that's a nato and i.s.a.f. decision. we have 50 countries in our i.s.a.f. coalition. 28 nato allies and 22 partners. and we have agreed on a road map according to which we will gradually hand over lead responsibility to the afghans. they will tak
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30pm PDT
: oil servicing firm f.m.c. technologies falling 4.3%, energy services company halliburton was down 3.1%, and chevron fell 1.5%. chevron remains less than a dollar below its most recent 52 week high set last month. three of the five most actively traded exchange traded products made small gains. the nasdaq 100 tracking fund put in the biggest gain, up 0.3%. and that's tonight's "market focus." economy, earnings, election, tonight's street critique guest is mark watson of keel management. always great to see you. what is the shape of the economy? is this an economy you really want to take investment risk in? >> we actually think this is the time to start absorbing more risk. you see that even in some of the style indices, contrarian strategies are just now starting to do better because of the liquidity that we're awash in and also the fact that i think we are getting job growth, albeit slowly. things are improving. >> tom: that's the economy. the earnings play here is pet >> tom: that's the economy. the earnings play here is pet smarlx a nice rally and gained momentum back in late may
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30pm PDT
52-week low. volume was more than ten times normal. medical technology firm nuvasive also warned its third quarter revenue will be disappointing. the stock fell 32.9%. nuvasive makes implants and devices for spinal surgeries. it said it lost customers to competitors. mimicking what we saw in the broader market, the financial sector e.t.f. saw the biggest gains among the five most actively traded exchange traded products. it was up 1.5%. four of the five most actively traded products were stronger. and that's tonight's "market focus." >> susie: all this week, we have been highlighting the need for job retraining. today, we look at a slightly different problem facing many high-tech start-ups. in spite of the weak economy, there are many firms that cannot fill positions. erika miller went to one soho building where firms gripe they can't hire as fast as they want. >> i've been working here for 221 hours. >> reporter: keith blanchard is one of the newest hires at thrillist, a media company targeting young, hip, urban men. three million subscribers get a daily email with recommended place
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
gets to sit there for a lot of time and a lot of money and a lot of technology and a lot of focus on exactly who the voters are. i don't mean abstractly who are the voters, i mean literally who the voters are, who those people are, you got to go to their doors and get them out of the house to go. >> that's a critically important point and one having troubled with george w. bush in 2000-2004 and going to places along the gold coast or the red neck riveria whatever you want to call it in florida where there are new areas of republican voters, we would fly somewhere or go on a bus for two hours and say why are we here and carl row will say republican registration is this and we'll pump it up to this. dave talks about florida. if we can get 59% hispanic votes or over 60 there's no way romney can win the state of florida if we tweaked the hispanic vote to that number. these successful campaigns are doing exactly what johns talking about. they know exactly where their voters are, they know how to dial up certain demographic groups to tweak the final number in that state. the obama team
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
more by a long shot. we need to spend more on technology if we want to be competitive in the world. >> why didn't we do this in the stimulus program that was enacted? >> i think we should have done more. i think the -- >> was it commit political compromise that prevented the stimulus program being what might have met your approval. >> it was partly a political compromise. i think it was partly a misdiagnosis. >> even though republicans didn't vote for it. >> that's right. but it was partly a misdiagnosis that we were going to be facing a short-term problem and what i just described are long-term things. and they wanted to focus on things that be would short term fillers. their model was the financial sector was sick. you put it in the hospital. for a year and a half or two, then it recovers. and the economy goes on as it was before. >> even though my impression was that history has told us that it takes longer to recover from a financial recession than a recession that comes from main street. >> that's right. and i think that's only one of the failures that they made in the diagnos
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Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
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Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
provided by: and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the first presidential debate is behind them, but the two sides went at it again today. republicans said their man took it to the president in the denver duel. the obama camp charged the truth got trampled in the process. >> la night i thought was a great opportunity for the american people to see two very different visions for the country. and -- (applause) -- and i think it was helpful to be able to describe those visions. i said the president's vision is trick-down gornment and i don't think that's what america believes in. i see instead a prosperity that comes through freedom. >> reporter: romney's reception at the event was reinforced by instant polling that he won last night's encounter by
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
is let's hire another 100,000 math and science teachers to make sure we maintain our technological lead and our people are skilled and able to succeed. and hard-pressed states right now can't all do that. in fact, we've seen layoffs of hundreds of thousands of teachers over the last several years, and governor romney doesn't think we need more teachers. i do. because i think that, that is the kind of investment where the federal government can help. they can't do it all, but it can make a difference and as a consequence, we'll have a better trained workforce, and that will create jobs because companies want to locate in place where's we've got a skilled workforce. >> lehrer: two minutes, governor, on the role of government, your view. >> first, i love great schools. in massachusetts, ow schools are ranked number one of all 50 states. and the key to great schools, great teachers. so i reject the idea that i don't believe in great teach erpz or more teachers. everyone school descrirkt every state should make that decision on their own. the role of government. look behind us. the constitut
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